Dr Iwona Kuptel-Markiewicz

Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Hydrodynamics Department

Institute of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences
addres: Księcia Janusza 64, 01-452 Warsaw
phone: +48 22 6915-863, e-mail: iwonamar@igf.edu.pl

Education

  • 2003 - 2009: Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geophysics, Water Resources Department, Warsaw.
    PhD studies finished with PhD degree; thesis: " The dispersion measures used in modeling of probability distributions of annual maximum flows"
  • 1997 - 2002: Warsaw University of Technology, Mathematics and Information Sciences Faculty; specialization: Mathematics.
    Finished with MSc degree; thesis: "Characteristic problems related to the properties of order and record statistics".

Employment

Institute of Geophysics PAS

  • Assistant Professor, since May 2009
  • Technical staff, January - May, 2009

Scholarships and awards

  • 2013 - The scholarship named of Prof. Rafal Kacper Rybicki for outstanding and creative scientific achievements in geophysics

Research interests

  • Analysis of hydrological extreme phenomena
  • Statistical and stochastic modeling of floods
  • Risk assessment and risk management
  • The impact of anthropogenic factors on the flood regime
  • Hydrological Forecasts

Research Grants

  • 2013 – 2015: Modern statistical models for analysis of flood frequency and features of flood waves. Project funded by the Polish National Science Centre. Decision nr DEC-2012/05/B/ST10/00482. Main researcher – team member.
  • 2011 – 2012: Analysis of the efficiency of estimation methods in flood frequency modeling. Project Iuventus Plus funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. No. IP 2010 024570. Project manager.
  • 2009 – 2011: Application of new parametric methods for hydrological design in changing environment. Project funded by the Ministry of Science and Information Technology and National Science Centre. No. N N307 092 037. Researcher – team member.
  • 2007 – 2008: The mean deviation applied to flood frequency modelling. Project funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. No. N 525 001 32/0013. Main researcher – team member.
  • 2005 – 2008: Improvement of the methods and techniques of the statistical flood modeling. Project funded by the Polish Research Committee. No. 2 P 04D 057 29. Researcher – team member.

Membership in organizations

  • International Commission on Statistical Hydrology (ICSH-IAHS), previously: The Statistics in Hydrology working group (STAHY-WG).

Publications on Web of Science lists

Strupczewski W. G., Kochanek K., Bogdanowicz E., Markiewicz I., 2013: Inundation risk for embanked rivers, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Vol. 17, pp. 3111–3125. doi: 10.5194/hess-17-3111-2013.
Markiewicz I., Strupczewski W.G., Kochanek K., 2013: Flood quantile estimates related to model and optimization criteria, GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences, Experimental and Computational Solutions of Hydraulics Problems, pp. 351-364. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30209-1_25.
Strupczewski W. G., Kochanek K., Bogdanowicz E., Markiewicz I., 2012: On seasonal approach to flood frequency modelling. Part I: Two-component distribution revisited, Hydrological Processes, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 705-716. doi: 10.1002/hyp.8179
Strupczewski W.G., Kochanek K., Markiewicz I., Bogdanowicz E., Weglarczyk S., Singh V.P., 2011: On the tails of distributions of annual peak flow, Hydrology Research, Vol. 42, No. 2-3, pp. 171-192. doi: 10.2166/nh.2011.062 
Markiewicz I., Strupczewski W. G., Kochanek K., 2010: On accuracy of upper quantiles estimation, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Vol. 14, No. 11, pp. 2167-2175. doi: 10.5194/hess-14-2167-2010.
Markiewicz I., Strupczewski W.G., 2009: Dispersion measures for flood frequency analysis, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth,  Vol. 34, No. 10-12, pp. 670-678. doi: 10.1016/j.pce.2009.04.003.
Markiewicz I., Strupczewski W.G., Kochanek K., Singh V.P., 2006: Discussion on non-stationary pooled flood frequency analysis by J.M. Cunderlik and D.H. Burns [J.Hydrol. 276 (2003) 210-223], Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 330, No. 1-2, pp. 382-385. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.02.029.
Markiewicz I., Strupczewski W.G., Kochanek K., Singh V.P., 2006: Relations between three dispersion measures used in flood frequency analysis, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 391-405, doi: 10.1007/s00477-006-0033-x

Other publications

Bogdanowicz E., Strupczewski W.G., Kochanek K., Markiewicz I., 2014: Flood Risk for Embanked Rivers, Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, Vol. 2, pp. 135-143. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/gep.2014.23018
Markiewicz I., Bogdanowicz E., Strupczewski W.G., 2014: The accuracy and stability of the estimates of probable maximum flows, Monografie Komitetu Gospodarki Wodnej PAN „Hydrologia w inżynierii i gospodarce wodnej”, Vol. I, pp. 81-93.
Bogdanowicz E., Strupczewski W.G., Kochanek K., Markiewicz I., 2014: The issue of three gauges in flood frequency analysis, Monografie Komitetu Gospodarki Wodnej PAN „Hydrologia w ochronie i kształtowaniu środowiska”, Vol. II, pp. 219-232.
Strupczewski W.G., Kochanek K., Bogdanowicz E., Feluch W., Markiewicz I., 2013: The two-stage method for estimation of flood quantiles in conditions of non-stationarity, Monografia Komitetu Gospodarki Wodnej PAN „Problemy obliczania przepływów ekstremalnych w zlewniach kontrolowanych i niekontrolowanych”.
Markiewicz I., Strupczewski W.G., 2010: Efficiency of estimation methods in flood frequency modeling, Polska Akademia Nauk, Komitet Inżynierii Środowiska, Monografia nr 68: Hydrologia w inżynierii i gospodarce wodnej (tom 1), Komitet Inżynierii Środowiska PAN, pp. 91-100.
Strupczewski W.G., Markiewicz I., Kochanek K., Singh V.P., 2008: Short walk into two-shape parameter flood frequency distributions, Hydrology and Hydraulics, ed. V.P. Singh, Water Resources Publications, Chapter 19, pp. 669-716.
Markiewicz I., Strupczewski W.G., 2008: Simulation approach used for the second
L-moment derivation of the inverse Gaussian distribution, Publs. Inst. Geophys. Pol. Acad. Sc., Vol. E-10, No. 406, pp. 109-115.
Strupczewski W.G., Markiewicz I., 2006: Initial study of two shape parameter flood frequency distributions, Publs. Inst. Geophys. Pol. Acad. Sc., Vol. E-6, No. 390, pp. 147 - 154.
Markiewicz I., Strupczewski W.G., 2005: On the dispersion measures used in the flood frequency modelling, Proc. XXV International School of Hydraulics, Institute of Hydro-Engineering of the Polish Academy of Sciences, pp.139-146.
Markiewicz I., Czernuszenko W., 2004: Some properties of spreading of the thermal pollution in flowing waters, Proc. XXIV International School of Hydraulics, Institute of Hydro-Engineering of the Polish Academy of Sciences, pp. 203-210.

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